Early check in Friday, 10/4 from 5-8pm at Midland
Check-in is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4, from 5:00-8:00pm at Midland College Tennis Center.
At check-in, players will receive Chamber of Commerce packet, tournament t-shirt, meal voucher to Subway Sandwiches, draw and sitemap. Players will also turn in medical waivers and tracking reports at this time. (We will have extra copies available of both forms.) Players may alternately choose to check in 30 minutes before first match, at first match location. Midland College Tennis Center, 3600 N. Garfield Drive, Midland 79705, (432) 687-4046.
Withdrawal from Tournament
To withdraw, immediately email the TD, Lance Armstrong at email@example.com. Players may also be required to follow written verification guidelines for a withdrawal for injury/ illness (requires written verification from a medical professional) or for personal circumstance (player must deliver a written explanation of the situation), if the player wishes to avoid being levied USTA Suspension Points. No refunds after deadline.
Required Forms for Check-in:
1.) Medical Release Form is required from EACH tournament player at check-in. Medical Release
2.) Chamber of Commerce Tracking Report is also required from EACH tournament player, as well. Midland's Visitors Bureau has graciously arranged for the special hotel rate for this tournament. They have asked us to gather hotel info to ensure the hotels are honoring that commitment and that the players are benefitting from this arrangement! Tracking Report
Match Sites and Addresses
Boys 12, Boys 16 A/B - Midland High School (MHS),
1206 W. Illinois, Midland, Texas 79701.
Girls 14, Girls 18 - Midland Racquet Club (RC), 3009 Racquet Club Dr., Midland TX 79705.
Boys 14, Boys 18, Girls 12 - Midland College (MC), 3600 N. Garfield Dr., Midland TX 79705.
Main Draw: Two-out-of-three sets with deciding 10 point match tiebreak, ad scoring, mandatory 3 minute break before 10-point tiebreak thru the quarters. Semi and Finals will play a full two-out-of-three sets, ad scoring, mandatory 10 minute rest period during which no player shall practice before 3rd set.
Consolation Draw: Consolation rounds will be determined by "First Off" Method. Two-out-of-three sets with deciding 10 point match tiebreak, ad scoring, mandatory 3 minute break before 10-point tiebreak through the finals.
Warm-up Courts and Sitemap
1.) San Jancinto Junior High School - 1400 North N Street, Midland, TX 79701.
2.) Goddard Junior High School - 2500 Haynes Ave., Midland, TX 79705.
3.) Abell Junior High School - 3201 Heritage Blvd., Midland, TX 79707.
Airlines to Midland International Airport (MAF) are:
United Express Airlines
Car Rental Agencies
Most local car rental agencies are conveniently located within the Airport Terminal,
on the first level across from the Baggage Claim Area.
Alamo (432) 563-0378 www.nationalcar.com
Avis (432) 563-4700 www.avis.com
Budget (432) 563-1640 www.budget.com
Dollar (432) 561-5995 www.dollar.com
Enterprise (432) 561-5172, www.enterprise.com
Hertz (432) 563-0110 www.hertz.com
National (432) 563-0378, www.nationalcar.com
Thrifty (432) 561-5454 www.thrifty.com
The official tennis ball is the Wilson U.S. Open E
Looking for something to do while you're in Midlan
The Midland Wine and Music Festival is a Celebration of Texas: Texas Wines, Texas Music and Texas Cuisine. We’re bringing together libations, vibrations, and great Texas foods in a celebration of Texas traditions at the Midland Center & Centennial Plaza. Midland Center & Centennial Plaza
Festival Schedule: Oct 4th 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Oct 5th 11:00am – 7:00pm. Festival Website
Cole Theatre is the home of the Midland Community Theatre, one of the top ten amateur theatre groups in the nation. Various musicals and dramas are produced each season. "The Perfect Wedding" - Experience the rare combination of riotous farce & a touching love story as a man wakes up in the bridal suite on the morning of his wedding to find an attractive girl in bed beside him with his bride-to-be about to arrive any moment! (Recommended for those 12 & up.) Fri Oct 4, 2013, 8PM. Sat Oct 5, 2013, 8PM. Sun Oct 6, 2013, 2PM. MCT Website
The Durham Children's Museum offers a variety of hands-on, interactive exhibitions that create an exciting learning experience for children of all ages. A rotating exhibition space offers 4 to 5 diverse and education-based exhibitions a year. A permanent exhibition space called "My Town" is a two-story, child-sized cityscape featuring a bank, construction site, Victorian house, grocery store and more. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. Sunday, 2 to 5 pm (Closed Monday). Museum Website
Midland Polo Club - Enjoy fast paced polo action at this venue that allows visitors to sit alongside the freshly cut grassy field in the grandstands or on the tailgates of their vehicles. Area teams compete in the spring and summer. October 5 & 6: USAP Player's Cup. 5401 Polo Club Road, Midland, TX 79705. Polo Club Website
The Big Sky Drive-In Theatre was built with the Family in mind! Quality time with the family, great tasting dinner choices for everyone, outdoor dining amenities and four playgrounds for children of all ages! One ticket buys admission to two great first-run movies for only $7!! All in the comfort of your own car!
Screen One - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, 8:10 PM, PG. Despicable Me 2, 10:05 PM, PG.
Screen Two - Gravity, 8:00 PM, PG-13. Prisoners, 9:55 PM, R.
Screen Three - Insidious: Chapter 2, 7:50 PM, PG-13. Rush, 9:55 PM, R.
Big Sky Website
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, September 24, 2013 11:59:00 PM Central Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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